Boston: Dana & Estes Company Publishers, [c. 1900]. Arbury edition, Number 345 of 1000 copies. Read More about Works
ca. 1803-1814. A fine binding from the shop of the French-born Auguste Marie, Comte de Caumont, dating from his period at 1 Frith Street, which he occupied from 1803-1814. It is generally accepted that de Caumont was not himself a binder, but rather managed the shop, tended to customers and... Read More about Commonplace book of original drawings, engravings and transcribed poetry
London: Printed for the author, and are to be sold by Richard Baldwin in the Old-Baily, 1689. First edition. First edition in a fine contemporary cottage-roof binding of this collection of tracts by the clergyman and Whig pamphleteer Samuel Johnson (1649–1703). Following the publication of A Humble and Hearty Address... Read More about A Second Five Year's Struggle Against Popery and Tyranny: Being a Collection of Papers, Published...
[London: De La Rue, Cornish & Rock], ca. 1829-1832. De La Rue, Cornish & Rock Embossed Album. A commonplace book of particular interest for its embossed binding manufactured by De La Rue, Cornish and Rock. From 1829 through 1832 Thomas de la Rue (1793-1866) partnered with Samuel Cornish and William... Read More about Commonplace book, album of poetry, prints and watercolors compiled by Mrs. Priscilla Vickers of...
Paris: Didot, 1784. One of 200 copies on papier vélin. One in a series of works of French and Latin literature printed by Didot and originally published in 1681 by the order of Louis XIV for the education of the Dauphin. Boussuet’s history was the last in a long line..... Read More about Discours sur l'Histoire Universelle … Depuis le Commencement du Monde Jusqu’a l’Empire de...
Middelburg: Gedrukt by Aäron van Poulle, en Gillis Horthemels, de Jonge, . First edition. Part one only (of two) of the first edition of this commentary on Paul's epistle to the Galatians, in Dutch. The date above appears at the end of the Approbation, and is that assigned by OCLC..... Read More about Schat, Uit Oud, en Nieuw, of Uitlegging des Briefs Pauli aan de Galaten; in Welke, de Gronden der...
Oxford: D. Prince et J. Cooke, 1781. Fine neo-classical binding in the style, and contemporary with, the Edwards of Halifax, with a charming fore-edge fishing scene. Read More about Miscellanea Critica. Iterum Edita. Curavit, et Appendicem Adnotationis Addidit Thomas Burgess
Bergamo: Francesco Locatelli, 1762. Embroidered arms of the Royal House of Austria. This edition of the Lamento de Cecco da Varlungo, an idyll written in Florentine dialect, is known for its critical apparatus and typography. In this edition of 1762, reprinted from the Florentine edition of 1755, twenty-five stanzas appear... Read More about Il Lamento di Cecco da Varlungo di Francesco Baldovini colle note d'Orazio Marrini, Edizione...
London: C. Clarke, 1805. Nouvelle Edition, réimprimée après celle de Didot. In Contemporary Red Morocco Binding. Read More about Les Adventures de Telemaque / Avventure di Telemaco. Facing texts in French and Italian
London: George Allen, 1895. An unsigned amateur binding in the style of the Doves Bindery. Read More about The Gurneys of Earlham
London: Printed for W. Baynes, 1823. Later edition. Read More about The Life of Cicero
London: Geo: Lawford, Saville Passage. Printed by J. Johnson, 1833. "Third edition" In Regency-Style Binding by John Mackenzie. Splendid set of Northcote in bindings by this London craftsman (cf. Spawn & Kinsella, TICKETED BOOKBINDERS FROM NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRITAIN, #s 485 & 486), who was active from 1803 -1833. Read More about One Hundred Fables, Original and Selected
London: J. Debrett, 1791. Fine Emblematic Rococco Binding. Read More about The Royal Kalendar; or Complete and Correct Annual Register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and...
London: Robert Barker and John Bill, 1630. Solomon XIX, 22: neither diddest. A 1630 Barker Bible in an attractive early-19th century binding. Read More about The Holy Bible … The Whole Booke of Psalmes
[Thame, Oxfordshire: n.d., ca. 1830s]. A musical notebook beautifully bound in the Regency style, belonging to Sophia Elizabeth Wykehanm, 1st Baroness Wenman of Thame Park (1790-1870). She was an early love interest of the future King WIlliam IV — when he later ascended the throne he revived the title of..... Read More about Manuscript music album
London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1905. First edition. A stunning Fazakerley binding in absolutely fine condition, each fore-edge decorated with three brilliantly executed miniature watercolors of the following works: (vol. I) Rome, after J.M.W. Turner; The Lady of Shallott, after William Holman Hunt; Venice, after Turner (vol II) Lake Geneva..... Read More about Pre-Raphaelitism and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
Paris: Les Libraires Associés, 1786. First edition. First edition of this version of the Office for the two weeks preceding Easter, with portions of the Paris Missal and Breviary, beautifully bound for the duc d’Orleans.Louis Philippe II, duc d’Orléans, better known as Philippe Egalité, was a member of the main..... Read More about Office de la Quinzaine de Pâque, en Latin et en François, Extrait du Breviaire et du Missel de...
Paris: Gabriel Clopejau, 1637. Pierre Coton (7 March 1564, at Néronde in Forez – 19 March 1626, at Paris) was a French Jesuit and royal confessor. Read More about Devotes Oraisons pour tous Chrestiens et Catholiques. BOUND WITH: Bound after a contemporary...
Paris: J.-J. Dubochet et C[i]e, 1839. Read More about Histoire de L'Empereur Napoléon
Lugduni [Lyon]: Paulum Frfllon [i.e. Frellon], 1616. Lyon edition of the Genialium Dirrum of Alessandro Alessandri (1461–1523), with the arms of Pierre de Villars III, Archbishop of Vienne from 1626-1662. Read More about Alexandri ab Alexandro, Neapolitani I.C. Genialium dierum Libri sex. Editio Ultima …
Paris: Edme Couterot, rue saint Jaqcues, au bon Pasteur, 1691. Distinctive 17th Century French Binding, Wilmerding Copy. Read More about Pensées sur le Royaume de Dieu, et sa Justice …
Paris: A. Barraud, 1878. No. 8 of 258 (of 260) copies on papier vergé fort. First edition under this title, and the first to include the plates. The first appearance of Prost’s text was with the title “Traités du duel judiciaire,” published in 1872 by Léon Willem in an edition..... Read More about Traicté de la Forme et Devis Comme on Faict les Tournois par Olivier de la Marche, Hardouin de...
Philadelphia: Gregg & Elliot, No. 9 North Fourth Street, 1841. Gilbert, John. Embossed American Binding by Gaskill. A fine embossed binding by Benjamin Gaskill of Philadelphia. Gaskill popularized embossed bindings in America, drawing on the pioneering work of the English firm of Remnant & Edmonds. In fact, the spine of... Read More about The Works of Cowper and Thomson …
Marburg und Frankfurt: Brönner, 1771. Read More about Neu vermehrt und vollständiges Gesang-Buch, worinnen sowohl die Psalmen Davids nach Ambrosii...
London: George Routledge, 1846. Later edition. Inscribed by Edward VII. A most desirable copy with a royal association. Inscribed on the front free endpaper: "To Harry Hanson / from / Edward R / Xmas 1902." Loosely inserted is a card bearing the Royal crest "Dieu et mon droit."The Guild of... Read More about Seymour's Humorous Sketches comprising ninety-two caricature etchings